C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Episodes

August 3, 2021 60 min
Join Our Guests: Linda Davis, RN, Charlotte Johnson, & Renata Johnson as they discuss key points on caregiving, a journey of caring for a loved one with a C. diff. infection, and comparing caregiving as a profession to caring for a family member at home.
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With microbiome therapeutics on the forefront, it will be an educational discussion with our guests: Jason Goldsmith, Donor Medical & Analytical Sciences, Elisha Ott, Director, Donor Operations, and Jennie Starr, Associate Director, Donor Recruitment. Each guest will be sharing the information about the donor process, and the who, what, and how in donating poop for a good cause.
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Join our guests: Neil Clark, Chief Executive Officer, Destiny Pharma PLC and Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA with our Guest Host: Kevin Hersh. The robust discussion will touch upon important topics focused on the what, why, and how to Prevent CDI: Boost Immunity, Restore Microbiome, Replace the Bug. Our two guests will exchange a dialogue about the science to answer the many questions about a C. difficile infection, prevention...
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This is a Special Presentation: Join us with our three brave guests as they take a step forward to share their C. difficile infection journey and deliver a personal message with our global listeners. It's NOT Just Diarrhea.
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Join us with our guest, Professor Simon Cutting, Ph. D., as we discuss the genetic control of spore formation in Bacillus subtilis, and the research behind the scenes defining Clostridioides difficile in health and environment.
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Our guests from Seres Therapeutics shared the latest news on SER-109 and positive topline results from the pivotal Phase 3 ECOSPOR III study evaluating its investigational oral microbiome therapeutic SER-109 for recurrent C. difficile infection (CDI). The study results were equally compelling when characterized by the alternative metric of sustained clinical response, where 88.9% of patients in the SER-109 arm achieved this object...
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Join our guests, Missy Travis, RN, and Priya Balachandran, Ph. D. COO Applied Silver, as they discuss the role of cleaning and disinfection to prevent surface contamination leading to the transmission of infections, There are also new concerns about CDI given the current state of COVID-19 and our guests will discuss this topic in great detail. What are your thoughts about linens and pathogens? Missy Travis, RN, and Dr. Balac...
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Join our guests, Missy Travis, RN, and Priya Balachandran, Ph. D. COO Applied Silver, as they discuss the role of cleaning and disinfection to prevent surface contamination leading to the transmission of infections, There are also new concerns about CDI given the current state of COVID-19 and our guests will discuss this topic in great detail. What are your thoughts about linens and pathogens? Missy Travis, RN, and Dr. Balac...
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Join us with our guest, Ron Roman, RN, CEO Safety Net as we discuss creating a safe environment, maintaining a safe environment in both healthcare and home. Ron will review Disinfection – what is Clean, Sanitize, Disinfect and Sterilize and how to simplify the terms.
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Join us as guests Sue Barnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC, Independent and Board Certified Clinical Consultant in Infection Control and Prevention and APIC Fellow with Lori Strazdas, MPH - Public Health Liaison with Clorox Healthcare discuss the importance of C. difficile and how difficult of an infection it is to manage not only for patients but for the caretakers and loved ones. Before the patient leaves the hospitals, it is critical to...
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This is a Special Presentation: Join us with our three brave guests as they take a step forward to share their C. difficile infection journey and deliver a personal message with our global listeners. It's NOT Just Diarrhea.
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Join us with our guest James Boone, M.S., as we discuss Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients who are highly susceptible to C. difficile infections. The two diseases have similar symptoms, but very different treatments. This segment will examine the diagnostic methods which can distinguish between inflammatory bowel disease and C. difficile infection, discuss testing guidelines, and touch upon recent clinical research and advances...
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Join us with our guest, Professor Simon Cutting, Ph. D., as we discuss the genetic control of spore formation in Bacillus subtilis, and the research behind the scenes defining Clostridioides difficile in health and environment.
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Join us with our guest, Ron Roman, RN, CEO Safety Net as we discuss creating a safe environment, maintaining a safe environment in both healthcare and home. Ron will review Disinfection – what is Clean, Sanitize, Disinfect and Sterilize and how to simplify the terms.
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Our two guests, Teena Chopra, MD, MPH and Glenn Tillitson, PhD,FIDSA, will be discussing how C. diff. infections correlate with COVID-19 and how the pandemic not only provides lessons about the judicious use of antibiotics, but it also highlights another global health threat that has been playing out in slow motion: the mounting threat of antimicrobial resistance that annually claims 700,000 lives as the world’s arsenal of antibiot...
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Join us with three C. diff. Survivors - Christine, Alba, and Renata, as they share their personal message with you. We are grateful for their time and for sharing their C. diff. infection experiences with us.
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Join us with three C. diff. Survivors - Christine, Alba, and Renata, as they share their personal message with you. We are grateful for their time and for sharing their C. diff. infection experiences with us.
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Join Our Guests Camilla Graham MD Ri-CoDIFy: Ridinilazole’s Phase 3 Trial for the Treatment of C. difficile and Reduction of Recurrence. . Dr.Camilla S. Graham is Vice President and Chief Clinical Information Officer at Summit Therapeutics as well as a staff physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA, and on faculty at Harvard Medical School. Guest: Alba Muhlfeld, C. diff. Survivor - Sharing her C. diff. infect...
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A Symposium specifically developed for Patients Diagnosed With a C. diff. Infection, Being Treated For a Clostridioides diffiicile infection, Recovering From a Clostridioides difficile Infection and Recurrences with Family Members and Caregivers. Distinguished members and keynote speakers provide insight as to what impacts the patient and families on both quality and economic topics, what role leadership plays in creating the right...
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A Symposium specifically developed for Patients Diagnosed With a C. diff. Infection, Being Treated For a Clostridioides diffiicile infection, Recovering From a Clostridioides difficile Infection and Recurrences with Family Members and Caregivers. Distinguished members and keynote speakers provide insight as to what impacts the patient and families on both quality and economic topics, what role leadership plays in creating the right...
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